Nieman Foundation at Harvard
The News Lens in Taiwan is doing what media startups in the region hesitate to do — acquiring other sites
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It’s exploring how to get more people to care about local government, while trying to make enough money to build on the types of coverage that get residents interested and involved.
Sometimes it’s a response to a public emergency; sometimes it’s just to build audience.
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Every story’s performance reduced to a single score: a reductionist take on journalism or a way to make a news organization’s values concrete?
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About 1,300 readers are paying 27 cents a story. “It’s going to take time for people to recognize that they can enter into this agreement with us to read now and pay later and willingly refund.”